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<article link="opengl.html">
<title>Using OpenGL with SWT</title>
<date>April 15, 2005</date>
<category>User interface</category>
<name>Bo Majewski</name>
<company>Cisco Systems, Inc.</company>
OpenGL is a vendor-neutral, multi-platform standard for creating
high-performance 2D and 3D graphics. Hardware and software
implementations exist on various operating systems, including Windows,
Linux and MacOS. OpenGL may be used to render simple 2D charts or
complex 3D games. This article describes an experimental Eclipse plug-in
that facilitates the use of OpenGL for drawing onto SWT widgets. A short
history and overview of OpenGL is presented, followed by an example